Cardiologists are rethinking their overuse of angioplasty – a procedure to unclog heart arteries. What’s behind it? Soaring health care costs. And fear that the FDA and insurance companies will soon clamp down on the costly treatment.
Diabetes is a complex disease. It affects the whole body. And if you get it, chances are multiple doctors will want to treat you. They’ll try to fix everything from your vision to your brain to your heart.
Researchers may have found a new pain remedy. It comes from the leaves of a poisonous shrub. And it’s as effective as aspirin. It may be even better. That’s because, unlike aspirin, it acts in two ways.
New drugs and medical devices constantly hit the market. They’re supposed to be better than the old ones. But that’s not always the case.
Researchers have identified the gene that makes breast cancer aggressive in some women. And now there’s a natural protein that can stop the gene from causing the tumor to grow.
What if there were one solution for both breast and prostate cancers?